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Peter Koehler

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The Dark Side of Goal Setting

The more goal orientated we are, the less likely we are to achieve the results we desire.

The more we focus on a future outcome, the lower the probability that it will come to pass.

Why is this?

Because if we condition ourselves to always be striving toward some goal, then inevitably the goalposts will always be moving.

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